Penn State Hoops’ Pickett, Lundy, & Funk Earn Big Ten Postseason Accolades
Penn State men’s basketball’s Jalen Pickett, Seth Lundy, and Andrew Funk all earned 2022-23 Big Ten postseason awards, as announced by the conference Tuesday.
Pickett was recognized for his contributions by being named first-team All-Big Ten, while Lundy and Funk were named honorable mentions. Meanwhile, Camren Wynter earned the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award as Penn State’s representative.
Pickett, a senior guard, was named to both the coaches’ and media’s All-Big Ten first teams. Pickett had a phenomenal season, leading the Nittany Lions with 18 points per game, 7.3 rebounds per game, seven assists per game, and one steal per game — the only player in the country doing so this season.
Pickett earned a second-team All-American nod by Sporting News earlier today. He’s also a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, the Oscar Robertson Award, and the Bob Cousy Award. The Rochester, New York, native is the first player in program history to be named to the Wooden Award watch list.
Lundy, another senior guard, was named an All-Big Ten honorable mention by both the coaches and media. He was very efficient this season, averaging 14 points per game and 6.1 rebounds per game while shooting 40.9% from three-point range in what was his most productive season as a Nittany Lion.
Graduate guard Andrew Funk also earned an All-Big Ten honorable mention from both the coaches and media. Funk averaged 12 points per game while shooting 40.6% from three-point range.
Funk transferred to Happy Valley for his final collegiate season from Bucknell and made an immediate impact.
Camren Wynter earned Penn State’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honor. Wynter is also a graduate transfer, coming from Drexel prior to the season.
Wynter averaged 8.7 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, and 2.0 assists per game this season. However, he has been especially productive recently given his contributions in Penn State’s last two games, with game-winning shots against Northwestern and Maryland to secure back-to-back victories for the Nittany Lions as they continue to make a push for the NCAA Tournament.
Wynter and the Nittany Lions face Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9.
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